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(Lunch) Box series resumes with Divinity Dean Emilie Townes

Aug. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt Divinity Dean Emilie Townes will lead off the fall 2014 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series Sept. 3 at the downtown library.

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Video: Vanderbilt Divinity School Opening Convocation

Aug. 21, 2014—Watch video of the Vanderbilt Divinity School Opening Convocation address by Emilie M. Townes, Dean of the Divinity School on August 22, 2014.

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Memorial service set for Vanderbilt professor of church history

Aug. 18, 2014—Dale Johnson, a retired Vanderbilt professor of church history who was editor of a book that traced the history of the Divinity School, has died.

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Vanderbilt professors reflect on legacy of Maya Angelou

May. 29, 2014—Alice Randall, Emily Townes and Tiffany Patterson reflect on the legacy of the late poet.

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Yale chaplain to deliver Vanderbilt Divinity Bogitsh lecture

Feb. 24, 2014—Yale University Chaplain Sharon M.K. Kugler will discuss committed interfaith work in a multi-faith world for the 2014 Mafoi Carlisle Bogitsh Memorial Lecture Feb. 27 at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Divinity dean to host Chaplain’s Speaker Series Feb. 26

Feb. 21, 2014—Emilie Townes, the 16th dean of Vanderbilt’s Divinity School, will give a talk, “Does Your House Have Lions? Citizenship and Faith in Today’s World." The talk will occur Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel, as part of the Chaplain’s Speaker Series.

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Nine faculty honored with endowed chairs

Jan. 24, 2014—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Jan. 22 at the Student Life Center.

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Lilly Endowment funds planning resources for VU Divinity students

Jan. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt University Divinity School will develop strategies to boost the economic well-being of its future graduates, thanks to a $250,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

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Vanderbilt Divinity professor awarded Yale Coffin award

Nov. 12, 2013—The Rev. Donald Beisswenger, a retired Vanderbilt Divinity School professor known for his civil rights advocacy and deep concern for others, has been awarded the William Sloane Coffin Award for Peace and Justice.

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Arcus grant bridges Vanderbilt Divinity classroom and community

Nov. 8, 2013—Vanderbilt University Divinity School students will work with religious and community service organizations to develop resources on issues surrounding religious beliefs and sexual orientation, thanks to a new grant from the Arcus Foundation, with support from the Carpenter Foundation.

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Vanderbilt professor awarded Roland H. Bainton Book Prize

Oct. 24, 2013—Paul C.H. Lim, a Vanderbilt University religious historian, has received the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England.

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Community Breakfast with Dean Emilie Townes

Oct. 8, 2013—Watch the Vanderbilt Divinity School Community Breakfast with Dean Emilie Townes, filmed September 24, 2013. To learn more about Vanderbilt, visit

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